The incidence of the mysterious and devastating Alzheimer's disease continues to rise in the U-S. Justin Catanoso, Business Journal contributing writer and director of Wake Forest University's journalism program, discusses a Triad company's new drug with potential to delay the onset of Alzheimer's.
Eric Tomlinson is the chief innovation officer at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and president of Wake Forest Innovations. He is holding the preliminary agreement with CHA Healthcare Systems that was signed on Wednesday.
It's been dubbed the "Silver Tsunami" - the tidal wave of Baby Boomer retirements that are right around the corner. Katie Arcieri , transportation, manufacturing and workforce reporter for the Business Journal, discussed how area companies are preparing with WFDD's Audrey Fannin.
A bipartisan bill working its way through Congress aims to combat the job-skills gap.
North Carolina Senator Kay Hagan, introduced the America Works Act with bipartisan co-sponsors. She says a recent study that found 67% of US manufactureres report a shortage of available, qualified workers, which reflected what she sees in her state.